Our Venue

Backwell playhouse exteriorBackwell Playhouse is a charming, intimate theatre in the south of Bristol. It boasts a strong and talented in-house theatre company and a thriving film club, as well as a stream of visiting companies, all nestled within the heart of Backwell.

Backwell playhouse seatingThe Playhouse is a unique space, with 99 seats raking to an open and flexible performance area. The space has been used for plays, dance recitals, music performances, films and presentations, with full technical facilities…and it’s even hosted productions in the round!

There is a bar area serving hot and cold drinks from tea, coffee, squash, juices, carbonated and soft drinks – including other beverages such as, beers, larger and wine…

Backwell Playhouse bar area

There is also a comfortable foyer area with plenty of tables and chairs with a monitor for the parents to view their children during their classes…

Backwell Playhouse Foyer

…and for the young or seasoned performers there are newly refurbished backstage amenities…this offers great facilities for all age groups, including travelling acting companies or independent artists…

Backwell Playhouse dressing room

All in all Backwell Playhouse is truly an amazing theatre, with easy access for all visitors.

Backwell Playhouse main entrance

The Backwell Playhouse Theatre Company produce at least three productions each year, all of which are challenging to both cast and audience, but always of the highest quality and entertainment.

If you are an actor or have aspirations to perform, the in-house Theatre Company is always looking for new members, both front and backstage – come and join us, check out the website here: www.backwellplayhouse.co.uk .

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